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The Make-Up

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Indie-punk subversives the Make-Up surfaced from your ashes from the seminal Washington, D.C. clothing Country of Ulysses, reuniting vocalist Ian Svenonious, guitarist Wayne Canty, and drummer Steve Gamboa (who collectively also previously teamed within the short-lived Cupid Car Golf club, M.P. along with the T.A.M.We. Display). Completing the lineup with bassist Michelle Mae, the Make-Up surfaced in early 1995 making use of their debut solitary “Blue Is Gorgeous,” the very first call-to-arms to springtime using their self-styled liberation theology ‘Gospel Yeh-Yeh,’ a perception program advocating the oppressed people to “obtain theirs” and “from the pigs in every their forms.” Split singles using the Meta-Matics and Slant 6 adopted, and in the wake from the “R.U.A. Believer” solitary the group came back in early 1996 making use of their 1st LP, the Dischord label launch Destination: Live at Chilly Rice. In Feb 1997, the quartet released their second recording, The Make-Up AT NIGHT; another full-length, Audio Verite, made an appearance on K Information only a month later on. The main topic of Wayne Schneider’s 1997 tour film Blue Is definitely Gorgeous, the Make-Up curved out the entire year with “Totally free Arthur Lee,” documented in tribute towards the imprisoned innovator of the famous psychedelic-era band Like; upon completing their 1998 LP In Mass Brain, the music group toured Brazil, time for the U.S. to concern the singles “Wade within the Drinking water” and “Untouchable Audio.” The amazing Save Yourself adopted in nov 1999.

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Music Songs I Am Pentagon, Born on the Floor, Grey Motorcycle, Here Comes the Judge, Save Yourself, Pow! To the People, I Want Some, Make Up Is: Lies, Every Baby Cries the Same, Free Arthur Lee, White Belts, They Live by Night, Walking on the Dune, Do You Like Gospel Music?, Joy of Sound, We Can’t Be Contained, Type-U-Blood, Hey Joe, I Am If..., Hey! Orpheus, Little Black Book, If They Come in the Morning, Call Me Mommy, Blue Is Beautiful, Trans-Pleasant Express, Live in the Rhythm Hive, The Bells, C’mon, Let’s Spawn, The Prophet, Watch It With That Thing, Love Calls Yr Name, This Is... Young Vulgarians
Albums Untouchable Sound, Save Yourself, I Want Some, In Mass Mind, Sound Verite, Destination: Love – Live! at Cold Rice, After Dark

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